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					Common name           Latin name              Family               Origin
Acacia, Indian ?      Acacia spp              Mimosaceae/Leg       Asia


African blackwood     Dalbergia melanoxylon   Caesalpinaceae/Leg   Africa
Afrormosia            Pericopsis elata        Papilionaceae/Leg
Afta                  Cordia trichotoma       Boraginaceae         Argentina
Afzelia               Afzelia spp             Caesalpinaceae/Leg   Africa
Aglaia                Aglaia gigantea         Meliaceae            Indo-Malay
Ailanthus             Ailanthus altissima     Simaroubaceae
Aki’its               Thevetia gaumeri        Apocynaceae          Yucatan
Albizia               Albizia falcataria      Mimosaceae/Leg       Indonesia
Albizia ?             Albizia spp             Mimosaceae/Leg       Indonesia
Alder, red            Alnus rubra             Betulaceae           NW USA




Alerce (lahuan,                                                    Central Chile and
Patagonian cypress,                                                southern
Fitzroy cypress)                                                   Argentina
Allspice            Pimenta dioica            Myrtaceae            Hawaii
Almond              Prunus fasciculata        Rosaceae
Amaklaal            Horsfeldia amaklaal       Myristiaceae
American Hazelnut Corylus americana           Juglandaceae         Washington
American mountain
ash                 Sorbus americana          Rosaceae             N Carolina
                    Phellodendron
Amur Cork Tree      amurense                  Rutaceae             East Asia
                                                                   West Indies, C.
Andiroba-Dark ?       Carapa spp              Meliaceae            America, Brazil
Andiroba-Light ?      Carapa spp              Meliaceae            S. C. America
Anegre (Aningeria)    Aningeria spp.          Sapotaceae
Angelim Pedra ?       Hymenolobium spp        Papilionoideae/Leg   Brazil
Angelique             Dicorynia guianensis    Caesalpinaceae/Leg
                                                                   Malaysia, Thailand,
                                                                   Burma,
Apitong ?             Dipterocarpus spp       Dipterocarpaceae     Philippines.
Apple                 Malus spp               Rosaceae
Apricot               Prunus spp.             Rosaceae             Washington

Arucaria
(MonkeyPuzzle tree)                                                Chile, Argentina

Ash                                                                Canada, Russia
Ash burl              Fraxinus spp            Oleaceae

Ash, American white Fraxinus americana        Oleaceae             USA
Ash, black          Fraxinus nigra            Oleaceae
Ash, English        Fraxinus excelsior        Oleaceae             Europe
Ash, mineral stained   Fraxinus spp               Oleaceae
Ash, pumpkin?          Fraxinus spp               Oleaceae
Aspen                  Populus tremloides         Salicaceae
Australian Mountain
ash ?                  Eucalyptus regnans         Myrtaceae

Australian pear tree   Terminalia playphylla      Combretaceae
Avodire                Turraeanthus africanus     Melicacea
Aztec rosewood         Dalbergia brownii          Papilioniaceae/Leg
Azufreche              Rheedia edulis             Gittiferae           Yucatan
Bakelak                Laetia thamna              Flacourtiaceae
Baldcypress            Taxodium distichum         Taxodiaceae


                                                                       Ecuador, Latin
Balsa                  Ochroma Lagopus            Bombaceae            America
Banksia                Banksia spp                Proteaceae
Banksia Pod            Banksia spp                Proteaceae           Australia
Basswood               Tilia americana            Tiliaceae
Bauvudi                Palaquium fidgiense        Sapotaceae

Bayo                   Aspidosperma cruentum Apocynaceae               Surinam
Beech, American        Fagus grandifolia     Fagaceae                  USA
Beech,
Scandanavian ?         Fagus sylvatica            Fagaceae
Beli                   Paraberlinia bifoliolota   Fabaceae/Leg         Africa
                       Nauclea sp, Neonauclea
Bengkal ?              sp                         Rubiaceae            Indonesia
Berangan ?             Castanopsis spp            Fagaceae             Indonesia
Bigleaf Maple          Acer macrophyllum          Aceraceae            Washington
Bigleaf Maple curly    Acer Macrophyllum          Aceraceae            Brazil
Billy webb             Acosmium panamense         Papilionaceae/Leg    Mexico
Bintangor 1-light ?    Callophyllum spp           Guttiferae           Indonesia

Bintangor 2-heavy ?    Callophyllum spp           Gutifferae           Indo-Malay
Bintangor qtr ?        Callophyllum spp           Guttifereae          Indonesia
Birch, Red             Betula fontinalis          Betulaceae
Birch, Scandinavian
?                      Betula pendula             Betulaceae           Norway
Birch, yellow          Betula alleghaniensis      Betulaceae           USA

Birch, white                                                           Canada, Russia
Bitis ?                Madhuca spp                Myrtaceae            Indo-mayasia
Bitterbrush            Purshia tridentata         Rosaceae
Bkau                   Maranthes corymbosa        Chrysobalanaceae     Palau
Blacheos               Gmelina palauensis         Lamiaseae            Fiji
Black acacia           Acacia melanoxylon         Mimosaceae/Leg       California
Black Cottonwood       Populus trichocarpa        Salicaceae           NW America
Black mangrove         Avicenia germinans         Rhizophoraceae       Florida
Black olive            Bucida buceras            Combretaceae         S. Mexico
Black poui             Tabebuia spp              Bignoniaceae

Bloodwood (Satine)     Brosimum paraense         Moraceae             Brazil
Blue Mahoe             Hibiscus tiliaceus        Malvaceae
Bocote                 Cordia spp.               Boraginaceae         Mexico
Bocote, bolivian       Cordia spp                Boraginaceae         South America
Boire                  Detarium senegalense      Caesalpinaceae/Leg
Boxelder               Acer negundo              Aceraceae            USA
Boxwood                Buxus sempervirens        Buxaceae             Europe
Brazilwood             Caesalpinia echinata      Caesalpinaceae/Leg   Brazil
Breadfruit             Artocarpus altilis        Moraceae
Breu                   Protium spp.              Burseraceae

Btaches                Callophyllum inophyllum   Clusiaceae           Fifi
Bua Bua                Fagraea gracilipes        Loganiaceae          Fiji
Bubinga                Guibourtia spp.           Caesalpinaceae/Leg
Buckeye                Aesculus glabra           Hippocastanaceae
Buckeye burl           Aesculus glabra           Hippocastanaceae     USA
Bull Hoof              Bauhinia divaricata       Caesalpinaceae-Leg   Yucatan
Butea                  Butea monosperma          Papilionaceae/Leg    India
                       Pittosporum
Butter bush            phylliraeoides            Pittosporaceae       Australia
Butternut              Juglans cinera            Juglandaceae         East USA
Buttonwood             Conocarpus erectus        Combretaceae         Florida
Cabreuva               Myroxylon balsamum        Papilionaceae/Leg

California black oak   Quercus kelloggii         Fagaceae             Oregon
Callitris ?            Callitris spp             Cupressaceae
Camatillo              Dalbergia congestiflora   Papilionaceae/Leg    Mexico
Cambodian
Rosewood               Dalbergia oliveri         Papilionaceae/Leg    SE Asia
Camelia                Camellia spp              Theaceae
                       Cinammomum
Camphor burl           camphora                  Lauraceae

Camphor-tree           Cinnamomum camphora       Lauraceae            SE Asia
Cana-fistula           Cassia fistula            Caesalpinaceae/Leg
                       Centrolobium
Canarywood             microchaete               Papilionaceae/Leg
Cancharana             Cabralea canjerana        Meliaceae            Paraguay
Canelo                 Nectandra coriacea        Lauraceae            Florida
Cao de Orano                                                          Honduras
Caribbean Pitch
Pine ?                 Pinus Caribea             Pinaceae             Honduras
Carob                  Ceratonia siliqua         Caesalpinaceae/Leg
Carreto                Aspidosperma dugaruii     Apocynaceae          S. America
Carrottree/Carrotwo    Cupaniopsis
od                     anacardioides             Sapindaceae
Cascara buckthorn    Frangula purshiana       Rhamnaceae           Washington
Catalpa, Northern    Catalpa speciosa         Bignoniaceae         USA
                     Anadenanthera
Cebil                collubrina var cebil     Mimosaceae/Leg       Argentina
Cecropia             Cecropia peltata         Moraceae             Yucatan
Cedar of Lebanon     Cedrus libani            Pinaceae
Cedar, Alaskan       Chamaecyparis
yellow               nootkatensis             Cupressaceae         Alaska
Cedar, Eastern red   Juniperus virginiana     Cupressaceae         E. USA
                     Chamacyparis
Cedar, Port Orford   lawsoniana               Cupressaceae         Oregon
Cedar, S American
(Spanish)            Cedrela fissilis         Meliaceae            S. America

Cedar, Western red Thuja plicata              Cupressaceae         Washington
Cedar, white       Thuja spp                  Cupressaceae
                                                                   Tropical America
Cedro (a.k.a.                                                      from s. Mexico to
Spanish Cedar)       Cedrela odorata          Meliaceae            n. Argentina
Chactacote (Chac-ta-
kok)                 Cosmocalyx spectabilis   Rubiaceae            Yucatan
Chakte viga          Caesalpinia spp          Caesalpinaceae/leg   Mexico
Chakte viga          Caesalpinia violacea     Caesalpinaceae/Leg   Yucatan
Chechem              Metopium brownii         Anacardiaceae        Yucatan

Chechem (Chechen) Metopium brownei            Anacardiaceae        Yucatan
Cherry laurel     Prunus laurocerasus         Rosaceae             Washington

Cherry                                                             Canada, Russia
Cherry, American
black                Prunus serotina          Rosaceae             E USA
Cherry, mazzard
(european)           Prunus avium             Rosaceae
Cherry, wild         Prunus spp               Rosaceae             Washington

Chestnut, American   Castanea dentata         Fagaceae             E USA
Chestnut, Chinese    Castanea mollissima      Fagaceae             China
Chimay               Acacia pennatula         Mimosaceae/Leg       Yucatan
China Doll           Radermcheria elmeri      Bignonaceae          SE Asia
                     Cunninghamia
China fir            lanceolata               Taxodiaceae
Chinaberry           Melia azedarach          Meliaceae
Chinese Arborvitae   Thuja orientalis         Cupressaceae         Asia
Chinese chestnut     Castanea mollissima      Fagaceae             China
Chinkapin, Oregon    Chrysolepsis
giant                chrysophylla             Fagaceae             Oregon
Cholla cactus        Opuntia spp.             Cactaceae            Arizona
Chontaquiro          Diplotropis purpurea     Papilionaceae/Leg    Peru
Chucum blanco        Pithecellobium dulce     Mimosaceae/Leg       Yucatan
Chyhache             Coccoloba reflexiflora   Polygonaceae         Yucutan
Cider gum            Eucalyptus gunnii         Myrtaceae
Citronella ?         Citronella spp            Cardiopteridaceae    Indo-Malay
Cockspur hawthorn    Crataegus crus-galli      Rosaceae
                                                                    Mexico, C. America,
Cocobolo             Dalbergia retusa          Papilionaceae/Leg    Columbia
Coconut palm         Cocos nucifera            Arecacea
Cocuswood            Brya ebenus               Papilionaceae/Leg
Coffee colubrina     Colubrina arborescens     Rhamnaceae           Yucatan


Coigue (anis,                                                       Chilean coast and
coihue, lengue,                                                     up the river
roble, South                                                        valleys into the
American beech)      Nothofagus procera        Fagaceae             high cordilleras
Congona              Chrysophyllum spp.        Sapotacae            Caribbean

Copahiba ?           Copaifera spp             Caesalpiniaceae/Leg Brazil
Cordia (a.k.a.                                                      Mexico, C. and S.
Bocote)                                                             America, Fiji

Coyotillo            Karwinskia humboldtiana   Rhamnaceae           Yucatan
Crabwood             Gymnanthes lucida         Euphorbiaceae        Yucatan
Cristobal            Platymiscium spp.         Papilionaceae/Leg
Cucumber tree        Magnolia acuminata        Magnoliaceae
Cudrania             Cudrania tricuspidata     Moraceae             China, Florida
Cumaru ?             Dipteryx odorata          Papilionaceae/Leg    Brazil
Cumbillo             Terminalia amazonia       Combretaceae         South America
Curly Eucalyptus     Eucalyptus spp            Myrtaceae            Austrailia

Curly Sausage Tree Kigelia pinnata             Bignonaceae
Curunai            Guibourtia chodatiana       Caesalpinaceae/Leg
                   Anadenanthera
Curupay            macrocarpa                  Mimosaceae/Leg
                   Bumelia retusa or
Cuya               americana                   Sapotaceae           Mexico
Cypress knee       Cupressus spp               Cupressaceae

Cypress, Australian Callitirs glaucophylla     Cupressaceae         Australia

Dakua
makade,
salusalu (Fiji
birch)                                                              Fiji
Damanu               Callophyllum vitiense     Clusiaceae
                     Calycophyllum
Degame               candidissimum             Rubiaceae            Nicaragua
Deodar Cedar         Cedrus deodara            Pinaceae             Washington
Dessert ironwood     Olneya tesota             Papilionaceae/Leg
Dogwood, pacific     Cornus nuttalii           Cornaceae            USA Pac NW

Douglas Fir          Pseudotsuga menziesii     Pinaceae             Washington
Durian 1-lighter ?   Durio sp, Coelostegia sp   Bombacaceae          Indonesia
                     Durio sp Coelestegia
Durian 2-Darker ?    spp                        Bombacaceae          Indonesia
Eastern Redbud       Cercis canadensis          Fabaceae/Leg
Ebony 1-blonde ?     Diospyros spp              Ebenaceae            Indonesia
Ebony 2-gray ?       Diospyros spp              Ebenaceae            Indonesia
                                                                     W. Africa with
                                                                     related species in
                                                                     India and Sri
Ebony, African       Diospyros crassiflora      Ebenaceae            Lanka
Ebony, Macassar      Diospyros spp              Ebenaceae
Elibiob              Alphitonia carolinensis    Rhamnaceae           Fiji
Elm                  Ulmus spp                  Ulmaceae
Elm, Chinese         Ulmus parvifolia           Ulmaceae             China
Elm, Wych            Ulmus glabra               Ulmaceae             England

Erythroxylum         Erythroxylum confusum      Erythroxylaceae      Yucatan
Eucalyptus (old
growth)                                                              Australia
Fava-Amargosa ?      Vateiriopsis spp           Papilionaceae/Leg    Brazil
Forest Mangrove      Acacia mangium             Mimosaceae/Leg
Garapa               Apuleia leiocarpa          Caesalpinaceae/Leg   Brazil
Garry Oak            Quercus Garryana           Fagaceae

Gerronggang ?        Cratoxylum arborescens Guttiferae               Indonesia
                     Sequoiadendron
Giant sequoia, curly giganteum              Taxodiaceae              California
Golden Chain Tree
(Dark)               Laburnum anagyroides Papilionaceae/Leg
Golden chain tree
(Light)              Laburnum watereri      Papilionaceae/Leg        Grn Washington
Goncalo Alves        Astronium spp          Anacardiaceae            S. C. America
Goncalo Alves ?      Astronium spp          Anacardiaceae            Brazil
Goupi-Lustrous ?     Goupia glabra          Celastraceae             Brazil
Goupi-Plain ?        Goupia glabra          Celastraceae             Brazil

Granadillo           Platymiscium yucatanum Papilionaceae/Leg        Yucatan
Gray Ramin ?         Gonystylus sp,         Thymelaceae              Indonesia
Graytwig             Schoepfia schreberi    Olacaceae                Yucatan
                                                                     Guyana, (British
                                                                     Guiana), West
Greenheart           Ocotea rodiaei             Lauraceae            Indies
Guareuba ?           Clarisia racemosa          Moraceae             Brazil
Guatambu (Pau        Balfourodendron
Marfim)              riedelianum                Rutaceae             Paraguay

Gum, Amercan red     Liquidamber Styraciflua    Hamamelidaceae
                     Eucalyptus
Gum, red river       camaldulensis              Myrtaceae
Gutta percha        Excoecaria parvifolia   Euphorbiaceae        Australia
Hackberry           Celtis occidentalis     Ulmaceae             E USA
Hawthorn            Crataegus spp           Rosaceae             USA Pac NW
Hemlock, western    Tsuga herterophylla     Pinaceae
Hickory             Carya spp.              Juglandaceae
Holly               Ilex spp.               Aquifoliaceae
Hong Kong
Rosewood
Hophornbeam,
Eastern             Ostrya virginiana       Betulaceae
Horse chestnut      Aesculus spp            Hippocastanaceae     Grwn Washington
hububalli           Loxopterygium sagotii   Anacardiaceae        South america
                    Macrohasseltia
Huesito, curly      macroterantha           Flacourtiaceae       Honduras
Idigbo (emeri)      Terminalia ivorensis    Combretaceae
Imbuia              Phoebe porosa           Lauraceae
Indonesian Holly ?  Ilex spp                Aquifoliaceae        Indo malay
Indonesian
Lacewood ?          ??                      Proteaceae           Indonesia
Inkwood             Exothea paniculata      Sapindaceae
Ipê
(bethabara,
Pau d’arco, lapacho
or ironwood                                                      Mexico, Central
{guyana})           Tabebuia spp            Bignoniaceae         and S. America

Iroko (African                                                   Mozambique (also Ivory
teak)               Chlorophora excelsa     Moraceae             Coast, Liberia, Ghana)
Iroko, bees wing    Chlorophora excelsa     Moraceae             Mozambique
Ironbark            Eucalyptus spp.         Myrtaceae
Ituri Wallaba       Eperua jenmanii         Caesalpinaceae-leg   Venezuela
Jabin               Piscidia piscipula      Papilionaceae/Leg    Yucatan
Jaboty ?            Erisma spp              Vochysiaceae         Brazil
Jacaranda           Jacaranda acutifolia    Bignoniaceae         Florida
Jacquinia           Jacquinia schippi       Theophrastaceae      Yucatan
Japanese
Horsechestnut       Aesculus turbinata      Hippocastanaceae     Japan




Jarrah              Eucalyptus marginata    Myrtaceae            Australia
Jarrah Burl         Eucalyptus marginata    Myrtaceae            Australia
Jatoba                                                           Central and South
(curbaril,                                                       America, West
jatoby)             Hymenaea courbaril      Caesalpinaceae/Leg   Indies.

Jelutong            Dyera costulata         Apocynaceae          Indonesia and Malaysia
Jujube              Ziziphus jujube         Rhamnaceae           Florida
Juniper               Juniperus monosperma     Cupressaceae
Juniper               Juniperus occidentalis   Cupressaceae         Oregon
Juniper, Western      Juniperus spp            Cupressaceae         Oregon
Kahikatea (new        Podocarpus
zealand)              dacrydioides             Podocarpaceae
k’anasin              Lonchocarpus rugosus     Papilionaceae/Leg    Yucatan
                      Caesalpinia
Kanpok                yucatanensis             Caesalpinaceae/Leg   Yucatan
                                                                    Southeast Asia,
Kapur                                                               Sumatra, Borneo,
(Borneo teak)                                                       Sarawak
Katalox               Swartzia cubensis        Papilionaceae/Leg
Kauri                 Agathis spp              Araucariaceae        Australia
                      Endospermum
Kauvula               macrocarpum              Euphorbiaceae
                      Campnosperma
Kelela                brevipetiolata           Anacardiaceae        Fiji
                      Koompassia
Kempas ?              malaccensis              Caesalpinaceae/Leg   Indonesia
Kemuning              Murraya paniculata       Rutaceae             Florida
Keranji ?             Dialium spp              Fabaceae/Leg         Indonesia
Keruntum 1-broad
ray ?                 Combretocarpus spp       Anisophylleaceae     Indo-Malyasia
Kiawe                 Prosopis pallida         Mimosaceae/Leg

Kingwood (Violette)   Dalbergia cearensis      Papilionaceae/Leg    Brazil
Kitamche              Caesalpinia gaumeri      Caesalpinaceae/Leg   Yucatan
Koa                   Acacia koa               Mimosaceae/Leg       Hawaii
Korean pine                                                         Russia, west Asia
Kwila (Merbau, ipil,
vesi)                Intsia bijuga             Caesalpinaceae/Leg   Southeast Asia
Lauan/
Meranti
Grouping                                                          Southeast Asia
Laurel Negro        Cordia megalantha        Boraginaceae         Honduras
Leadwood            Krugiodendron ferreum    Rhamnaceae
Leadwood            Combretum spp.           Combretaceae

Lenga                                                             Chile
Lengua de Gallo     Jacquinia aurantiaca     Theophrastaceae      Yucutan
Lignum Vitae        Guaiacum officinale      Zygophyllaceae
Lignum Vitae        Guaicum sanctum          Zygophylaceae        Yucatan
Lilac               Syringa vulgaris         Oleacea
Limba, black        Terminalia superba       Combretaceae
                    Gilbertiodendron
Limbali             dewevrei                 Caesalpinaceae/Leg
Locust, black       Robinia pseudoacacia     Papilionaceae/Leg
Locust, Honey       Gleditsia triacanthos    Caesalpinaceae/Leg
                    Haematoxylon
Logwood             campechianum             Caesalpinaceae/Leg   Yucatan
Louro Preto         Cordia glabrata          Boraginaceae         Brazil
Lychee              Litchi chinensis         Sapindaceae
                    Eucalyptus
Lyptus              grandis/urophylla        Myrtaceae
Macacauba ?         Platymiscium spp         Papilionaceae/Leg    Brazil
Machang ?           Mangifera spp            Anacardiaceae        Indonesia
Machiche            Lonchocarpus castilloi   Papilionacea/Leg
Madre de cacao      Gliricidia sepium        Papilionaceae/Leg    Yucatan
Madrone-Dark        Arbutus menziesii        Ericaseae            Oregon
Madrone-Pale        Arbutus menziesii        Ericaceae            USA Pac NW

Mahogany, African   Khaya spp.               Meliaceae            West Africa
Mahogany, cuban     Swietenia mahogoni       Meliaceae
Mahogany, Santos    Myroxylon balsamum       Papilionaceae/Leg
                                                                 Mexico, Central and
                                                                 South America (also, a
Mahogany, South                                                  few plantations in
American            Swietenia macrophylla    meliaceae           Indonesia)
Mai pud             Gardenia collinsae       Rubiaceae           Thailand
Maidou burl         Pterocarpus pedatus      Papilionaceae/Leg
Makore              Tieghemella heckelii     Sapotaceae
Makulis             Tabebuia chrysantha      Bignoniaceae        Yucatan
                    Parastemon/Homalium
Malas ?             spp                      Chrysobalanaceae    Indonesia
Mango               Mangifera indica         Anacardiaceae
Mansonia            Mansonia altissima       Triplochitonaceae
Mantona Caspi       Pagamea plicata          Rubiaceae           Peru
Maple, Big Leaf
quilted            Acer macrophyllum         Aceraceae           Washington
Maple, Bird’s eye  Acer saccharum            Aceraceae           E USA
Maple, curly       Acer sacharrum            Aceraceae           E USA
Maple, Rock        Acer saccharum            Aceraceae           E USA
Maple, spalted     Acer spp.                 Aceraceae           USA
Maple, western     Acer spp.                 Aceraceae           Washington
mara               Alchornea iricurana       Euphorbiaceae
                   Marmarroxylon
Marblewood         racemosum                 Leg
Marupa             Simarouba amara           Simaroubacae
Massaranduba ?     Manilkara spp             Sapotaceae          Brazil
                   Mastichodendron
Mastic, false      foetidissimum             Sapotaceae          Mexico
Mata ulat ?        Kokoona spp               Celastraceae        Indo-malaysia
Mavota             Gonystylus punctatus      Thymelaeaceae
Mbavy              Banara arguta             Flacourtiaceae
Mearansi ?         Carallia spp              Rhizophoraceae      Indonesia
Medang 1-green ? Litsea spp                  Lauraceae           Indonesia
Medang 2-brown ? Litsea spp                  Lauraceae           Indonesia
Medang 3 ?         Alseodaphne               Lauraceae           Indonesia
Melunak ?          Pentace spp               Tiliaceae           Indonesia
                   Quercus/Lithocarpus
Mempening 2-soft ? spp                       Fagaceae            Indonesia
                   Quercus/Lithocarpus
Mempening 3-Red ? spp                        Fagaceae            Indo-Malaysia
                   Quercus/Lithocarpus
Mempening 4-dark ? spp                       Fagaceae            Indo-Malaysia
                   Mezzetia sp, Polyalthia
Mempisang 1 ?      sp                        Annonaceae          Indonesia

Mempisang 2 QTR ? Mezzetia,Polyalthea etc    Annonaceae          Indonesia
Mesquite          Prosopis juliflora         Mimosaceae/Leg
Mesquite          Prosopis spp               Mimosaceae/Leg
Mesquite, black       Prosopis nigra             Mimosaceae/Leg
Mesquite, brown       Prosopis alba              Mimosaceae/Leg
Mexican live oak ?    Quercus spp                Fagaceae             Mexico

Mgurure               Combretum schumannii       Combretaceae         Africa
Milo                  Thespesia populnea         Malvaceae
Mistol                Ziziphus mistol            Rhamnaceae
Monkey pod            Samanea saman              Mimosaceae/Leg
Monkey Pod            Samanea saman              Mimisaceae/Leg
Monkey puzzle         Araucaria spp              Araucariaceae        S. America
Monkeywood            Platymiscium spp.          Papilionaceae/Leg
Monterillo            Brownea macrophylla        Fabaceae/Leg         Central America
mora                  Maclura tinctoria          Moraceae
Mountain Cocobolo     Dalbergia retusa           Papilioniaceae/Leg
Mountain Laurel       Kalmia latifolia           Ericaceae

Mountain Mahogany     Cercocarpus ledifolius     Rosaceae             Oregon
Muhuhu                Brachylaena hutchinsii     Compositaceae        Tanzania
Mulga                 Acacia aneura              Mimosaceae/Leg       Australia
Mun Ebony             Diospyros spp              Ebenaceae            Asia
Mutenye               Guibourtia arnoldiana      Fabaceae/Leg         Africa
Myrtle (California
Laurel)               Umbellularia californica   Myrtaceae            Oregon
Myrtlewood burl       Umbellularia californica   Myrtaceae            Oregon
Narra, (amboyna)      Pterocarpus indicus        Papilionaceae/Leg
Nyalin 1-coarse
grain ?               Xanthophyllum spp          Xanthophyllaceae     Indo-Malyasia

Nyalin 2-finer grain ? Xanthophyllum spp         Xanthophyllaceae     Indo-Malyasia


Nyotah
(njatuh,
padang) 1 plain ?     Palaquium/Payena spp       Sapotaceae           Malaysia and S.E. Asia.
Nyotah
(njatuh,
padang) 2-stripey ?   Palaquium/Payena spp       Sapotaceae           Indonesia

Oak, American red     Quercus rubra & spp.       Fagaceae             USA

Oak, American white Quercus alba & spp.          Fagaceae             USA
Oak, burl           Quercus spp                  Fagaceae             USA

Oak, English brown Quercus petraea               Fagaceae
Obeche (samba,
African                                                               West central
whitewood)         Triplochiton scleroxylon      Triplochitonaceae    Africa
Olive              Olea spp                      Oleaceae

Oneseed Juniper       Juniperus monosperma Cupressaceae               Arizona
Osage orange        Maclura pomifera          Moraceae
Ovangkol            Guibourtia ehie           Caesalpinaceae/Leg
Ozigo               Dacryodes spp             Burseraceae          Africa
Paduak
(vermillion,                                                       Africa, Thailand,
pradu), African     Pterocarpus soyauxii      Papilionaceae/Leg    Andaman Islands
                    Caesalpinia
Paddlewood          melanocarpa               Caesalpinaceae/Leg   Panama
Palm, black         Astrocarynum spp          Arecacea/Palmae
                    Pithecelobium
Palo Chino          mexicanum                 Fabaceae/Leg         Central America
Partridgewood
(Angelin)           Andira inermis            Papilionaceae/Leg    Surinam
Partridgewood(coffe
ewood)              Caesalpinia granadillo    Caesalpinaceae/leg   Venezuela
Pau amarello        Euxylophora paraensis     Rutaceae
Pau Marfim          Balfourodendron spp       Rutaceae
Paulownia           Paulownia tomentosa       Paulowniaceae
Paw Paw             Asimina spp               Anonaceae            Georgia
Pecan               Carya illinoisensis       Juglandaceae         USA
Penarahan ?         Myristica sp              Myristicaceae        Indonesia
Pequiarana ?        Caryocar spp              Caryocaraceae        Brazil
Peroba Rosa         Aspidosperma peroba       Apocynaceae          Paraguay
Persimon            Diospyros virginiana      Ebenaceae
Perupk ?            Lophopetalum spp          Celastraceae         Indo malay
Picana negra        Cordia alliadora          Boraginaceae         Venezuela
                    Hyeronima
Pilon               alchorneoides             Euphorbiaceae        South America

Pine (native)                                                      Mexico
Pink Bloodwood      Eucalyptus intermedia     Myrtaceae            Australia
Pink Flame                                                         Peru
Pink gidgee         Acacia crombiei           Mimosaceae/Leg       Australia
Pink ivory          Berchemia zeyheri         Rhamnaceae           S Africa
Plum, flowering     Prunus cerasifera         Rosaceae             Washington
Pochote             Bombacopsis quinata       Bombaceae            Venezuela
Poplar, yellow
(whitewood)         Liriodendron tulipifera   Magnolaceae
Prickly Ash         Aralia spinosa            Araliaceae           Florida
Prima Vera          Tabebuia donell-smithii   Bignoniaceae
Pulai ?             Alstonia spp              Apocynaceae          Indonesia
                    Aspidosperma
Pumaquiro           macrocarpon               Apocynaceae
Purple Smoketree    Cotinus coggyria          Anacardiaceae        Cult. Pac NW
Purple smoketree
burl                Cotinus coggyria          Anacardiaceae        Washington
                                                                   Brazilian Amazon,
Purpleheart                                                        Mexico, Central
(amaranth)          Peltogyne spp             Caesalpinaceae/Leg   America
Pussy Willow        Salix discolor             Salicaceae
Pyinma              Lagerstroemia spp          Lythraceae
                    Schinopsis lorentzii var
Quebracho           quebracho                  Anacardiaceae
Queensland maple    Flindersia breyleyana      Rutaceae            Australia

Queensland Walnut Endiandra palmerstonii       Lauraceae           Australia
Queenwood         Swartzia spp                 Papilionaceae/Leg   Peru
Rambutan          Nephelium lappaceum          Sapindaceae         Indo-Malay


                                                                   Malaysia, Borneo,
                                                                   Indonesia, Sumatra,
Ramin (melawis)     Gonystylus spp             Thymelaceae         Philippines, Fiji
Randia              Randia longiloba           Rubiaceae           Yucatan
Rauli               Nothofagus dombeyi         Fagaceae
Red Mahoe           Hibiscus spp.              Malvaceae
Red Mangrove        Rhizophora mangle          Rhizophoraceae      Caribbean
Red sandalwood      Adenanthera pavonina       Mimosaceae/Leg
Redberry Stopper    Eugenia confusa            Myrtaceae           Florida


                                                                   Coastal northwestern
Redwood             Sequoia sempervirens       Taxodiaceae         US
                                                                   Coastal
Redwood burl        Sequoia sempervirens       Taxodiaceae         northwestern US
Rengas 1-light ?    Gluta sp                   Anacardiaceae       Indonesia
Rengas 2-dark ?     Gluta sp                   Anacardiaceae       Indonesia
Requia              Guarea guidonia            Meliaceae
Rewarewa            Knightia excelsa           Proteaceae          New Zealand



Rimu (red
pine)               Dacrydium cupressinum Podocarpaceae            New Zealand

Rosa rosa           Heritiera ornithocephala Sterculiaceae
Rose morado         Tabebuia rosea           Bignoniaceae
                    Rhododendron
Rosebay             maximum                  Ericaceae

Rosewood, Amazon                                                   Brazil

Rosewood, Bolivian Machaerium acutifolium Papilionaceae/Leg


                                                                   Eastern forests of Brazil
Rosewood, brazilian Dalbergia nigra            Papilionaceae/Leg   to Rio de Janiero

Rosewood, East                                                     Southern India,
Indian              Dalbergia latifolia        Papilionaceae/Leg   Sri Lanka
Rosewood,
Guatamala             Dalbergia tucurensis      Papilionaceae/Leg
Rosewood,
Honduran              Dalbergia stevensonii     Papilionaceae/Leg   Honduras
Rosewood, Indian      Dalbergia latifolia       Papilionaceae/Leg
Rosewood,
madagascar            Dalbergia maritima        Papilionaceae/Leg
Rosewood,
palisander            Dalbergia baronii         Papilionaceae/Leg

Rosewood, Panama Dalbergia spp                  Papilionaceae/Leg   Panama
Sabicu             Lysiloma sabicu              Mimosaceae/Leg      Florida
Sacau              Palaquium hornei             Sapotaceae
                   Gymnopodium
sak ts’iits’il che floribundum                  Polygonaceae        Yucatan
Sandalwood         Santalum spp                 Santalaceae         Hawaii

Santa maria           Callophyllum antillanum   Clusiaceae
                      Entandrophragma
Sapele-Quilted        cylindricum               Meliaceae           Africa
                      Entandrophragma
Sapelle (sapili)      cylindricum               Meliaceae
Sapodilla             Manilkara zapota          Sapotaceae
Saqui-Saqui           Bombacopsis quinata       Bombaceae           Venezuela
Sassafras             Sassafras offocinale      Lauraceae
Sassafras             Athersperma
blackheart            moschatum                 Monimiaceae         Australia
Satinwood, Ceylon     Chloroxylon swietenia     Rutaceae            Ceylon
Sausage tree          Kigelia pinnata           Bignonaceae
Scotch broom          Cytisus scoparius         Fabaceae/Leg        Washington
Sea Thatch            Thrinax radiata           Arecaceae           Yucutan
Seagrape              Coccoloba uvifera         Polygonaceae        Florida
Seagrape              Coccoloba uvifera         Polygonaceae        Yucatan
Sen                   Kalopanax spp             Araliaceae
                      Sindora sp,
sepetir 1-plain ?     Pseudosindora sp          Fabaceae/Leg        Indonesia
Sepetir 2 dark        Sindora sp,
stripes ?             Pseudosindora sp          Fabaceae/Leg        Indonesia
Seru ?                Schima Wallichii          Theaceae            Indonesia
Sesendok ?            Endospermum spp           Euphorbiaceae       Indonesia
Shedua                Daniella thurifera        Leguminsae
She-Oak               Allocasuarina spp.        Casuarinaceae       Australia

Silky oak, southern   Grevillea robusta         Proteaceae          Australia
Silver Poplar         Populus alba              Salicaceae          Oregon
Simpoh-1 light ?      Dillenia spp              Dilleniaceae        Indonesia
Simpoh-2 Dark ?       Dillenia spp              Dilleniaceae        Indo-Malay
Sissoo                Dalbergia sissoo          Papilionaceae/Leg   India/Florida
Sitka Alder           Alnus sinuata             Betuleaceae
                                                                    Coastal British
                                                                    Columbia and Coastal
Sitka Spruce                                                        Alaska
Snakewood              Piratinera guianensis    Moraceae
Sodlierwood            Colubrina elliptica      Rhamnaceae          Yucatan
Soldierwood            Colubrina elliptica      Rhamnaceae          Yucatan
Sourwood               Oxydendron arboreum      Ericaceae
Spalted
Massaranduba ?         Manilkara spp            Sapotaceae          Brazil

Spruce                                                              Canada, Russia

Spruce, Engelmann      Picea engelmannii        Pinaceae
Strongbark             Bourreria ovata          Boraginaceae
Subin                  Acacia collinsii         Mimosaceae/Leg      Yucutan
Subin che              Acacia dolichostachya    Mimosaceae/Leg      Yucatan
Sucupira               Bowdichia nitida         Papilionaceae/Leg   Brazil
Sumac                  Rhus typhina             Anacardiaceae       SE USA
Swamp oak              Quercus michauxii        Fagaceae
Sycamore,
American               Platanus Occidentalis    Platanaceae
Sycamore, English      Acer pseudoplatanus      Aceraceae           England
Tabebuia ?             Tabebuia spp             Bignonaceae         Brazil
Tallowwood             Eucalyptus microcorys    Myrtaceae
Tambootie              Spirostachys africana    Euphorbiaceae
Taperyva Guasu         Sweetia fruticosa        Papilionaceae/Leg
Tatajuba ?             Bagassa spp              Moraceae            Brazil
Tauari ?               Couratari guianensis     Lecythidaceae       Brazil
Tazmanian pink         Nothofagus
myrtle                 cunninghamii             Fagaceae            Australia
Tea tree               Melaleuca leucadendra    Myrtaceae           Australia

                                                                    Burma, Thailand, Laos,
                                                                    Cambodia (also
                                                                    plantations in
                                                                    Indonesia, Ecuador,
Teak                   Tectona grandis          Verbenaceae         Costa Rica and Africa)




Tepa                                                                Chile
Terap ?                Artocarpus spp.          Moraceae            Indonesia
Terentang ?            Campnospermum spp        Anacardiaceae       Indonesia
Terminalia, Brazil ?   Terminalia spp           Combretaceae        Brazil
Thuya burl             Tetraclinis articulata   Cupressaceae
Tigerwood (African
walnut)                Lovoa trichilioides      Meliaceae           Africa
Tigre Caspi                                                         Peru
Tigrillo Caspi         Zygia juruana            Mimosaceae          Peru
                     Enterolobium
Timbauba ?           schombergkii            Mimosaceae/Leg
Tipa Colorado        Pterogyne nitens        Caesalpinaceae/Leg
                     Cedralinga
Tornillo ?           catenaeformis           Leguminosae          Brazil
Tristania ?          Tristania spp           Myrtaceae            Indonesia
Tulipwood            Dalbergia variabilis    Papilionaceae/Leg
Twinberry            Myrcianthes fragrans    Myrtaceae            Yucatan
Ukall                Serianthes kanehirae    Mimosaceae/Leg       Fiji

Ulmo (gnulgu,
muermo,
roble de
Chile)                                                            Chile


Urundel, Birds eye   Astronium urunueva      Anacardiaceae        Argentina

Utile (sipo)         Entandrophragma utile   Meliaceae            Ivory Coast and Ghana
Uvas che             Ottoschulzia pallida    Icacinaceae          Yucatan
Vera                 Bulnesia arborea        Zygophyllaceae       Columbia
                     Pithecellobium
Verde lucero         mangense                Mimosaceae/Leg       Yucatan
Vine maple           Acer circinatum         Aceraceae            Washington
Volador              Aspidosperma spp        Apocynaceae

Walnut                                                            Canada, Russia
Walnut, black        Juglans nigra           Juglandaceae         USA
Walnut, english      Juglans regia           Juglandaceae         England
Walnut, Peruvian     Juglans neotropica      Juglandaceae         S America
Walnut, western      Juglans spp.            Juglandaceae         California
Water locust         Gleditsia aquatica      Caesalpinaceae/Leg   Florida


Wenge (panga
panga)               Millettia laurentii     Papilionaceae/Leg    West Africa


                                                                  British Columbia,
Western Red Cedar Thuja plicata              Cupressaceae         Northwest US

White mangrove       Laguncularia racemosa   Combretaceae
Wild tamarind        Lysiloma latisiliquum   Mimosaceae/Leg       Yucatan
Xkan chakche         Antirhea lucida         Rubiaceae            Yucatan
Yaka                 Dacrydium elatum        Cupressaceae         Fiji
Yasi yasi            Syzygium spp            Myrtaceae            Fiji
Yellow heart         Zanthoxylum flavum      Rutaceae
Yellow siris         Albizia xanthoxylon     Mimosaceae/Leg       Australia
Yellow wood          Cladrastis kentukea     Papilionaceae/Leg    USA
Yew, pacific         Taxus brevifolia        Taxaceae             USA Pac NW
Yvyra-Ju             Albizia Hassleri        Mimosaceae/Leg
Zapote               Manilkara zapota        Sapotaceae           Yucatan
Zapotillo   Pouteria unilocularis   Sapotaceae           Yucatan
Zebrawood   Microberlina
(Zebrano)   brazzavillensis         Caesalpinaceae/Leg   Nigeria, West Africa
Zircote     Cordia dodecandra       Boraginaceae         Mexico
Common Uses                                           Appearance




                                                      A softwood. Heartwood brownish
Shakes and shingles, general construction,            red, sharply demarcated from the
interior & exterior cladding, pencil slats, musical   narrow light-colored sapwood; fine
instruments, vats and tanks, lumber cores, and        texture, straight grain, resembles
furniture components                                  California redwood




Boat building, furniture, flooring, mill work,
cabinetry and decorative plywood.                     Heartwood is reddish brown.




Commonly used in truck flooring and tructural &
utility wood skids (pallets).                   Light to dark reddish brown color.




Timber                                                Pale yellowish
                                                      Light yellow to yellow with medium
Furniture, flooring, veneers, paneling                grain
                                                   Pale white to pinkish color. The
Used as insulation, sound deadener and in          lightest of commercial hardwoods;
models.                                            very soft.




Flooring, veneers, paneling, furniture, plywood,   Light yellow to whitish with light
doors                                              grain
Boat building, outdoor furniture, exterior doors,
decking, paneling, musical instruments and cigar
boxes.                                            Light red, very soft.




                                                   Cinnamon to light brown with very
Furniture, paneling, frames                        fine grain
Used in furniture, pipes, decorative crafts and    Dark brown to reddish brown, with
veneers.                                           dark streaks.




                                                   Heartwood varies from pale pinkish
Furniture components, cabinet work, flooring,      brown to reddish brown to bright
millwork, cooperage, an all-purpose timber in      cherry red; sapwood often wide,
Chile                                              light brown; straight grain



Turnery, expensive furniture, flooring and inlay   Heartwood is dark brown and
work.                                              streaky.




Furniture, veneer, plywood, paneling, picture
frames, machined items, window parts, turned    Heartwood is pale cream to golden
items. Plywood manufactured by Georgia-Pacific. brown.
Musical instruments, inlays, marquetry and small Black to black with streaks of dark
articles of turnery.                             brown.




                                                   Yellowish blond with a pattern of
Paneling, furniture                                lighter and darker sheen




Construction of ships and docks, pilings, marine   Heartwood varies in color from light
uses.                                              olive green to nearly black.
Truck flooring, railroad crossties, boardwalks,
decking, benches, handrails, tool handles,         Heartwood is light brown
veneers.                                           to olive brown.

                                                   Pale yellowish brown to dark
Joinery, furniture, marine work, veneer.           brown.




                                                   Heartwood is rich dark
                                                   brownish red with even
Marine work, shingles, flooring, furniture, tool   but moderately coarse
handles, paneling, veneers                         texture

                                                   Heartwood is salmon-red
                                                   to orange-brown with dark
Furniture, joinery, cabinets, turnery.             and russet brown streaks.
Pattern work, pencils, picture frames, drawing
boards.                                            White or straw colored.
Joinery, construction, decking. Kapur is used
extensively in plywood either alone or with lauan. Heartwood is reddish brown.




Construction, furniture                             Light yellow to whitish
Joinery, flooring, construction, furniture, turnery Heartwood is brown or dark red
and musical instruments.                            brown.
                                                   The term lauan or “Philippine
                                                   mahogany” is applied to three
                                                   genera. The various species of the
                                                   three genera can be categorized
                                                   into 4 groups, based on heartwood
                                                   color (meranti and seraya are
                                                   names applied only to the genus
                                                   Shorea), all have a stringy grain; 1.
                                                   balau or selengan batu —light to
                                                   deep red brown; 2. dark red
                                                   meranti or tanguile — dark red to
                                                   red brown; 3. light red meranti or
low grade furniture, fixtures, veneer, plywood,    bagtikan or white lauan — almost
door skins, and wall paneling, moldings, general white to pale pink to dark red or
construction, mobile home interiors, set building, pale brown to deep brown; 4. white
speaker cabinets. Plywood manufactured by          meranti — light yellow or yellow
Georgia-Pacific.                                   brown.




Flooring, veneer, molding, decking, shingles,      Heartwood is orange-brown with
turnery                                            medium grain




Decorative wood, furniture, boat construction,     Heartwood varies from a pale pink
veneers, interior finishes.                        to a dark reddish brown.
Cabinets, expensive furniture, fixtures, interior
trims, paneling, structural part and trimming of    Heartwood varies from pale pink to
fine boats, veneers                                 reddish brown.
                                                   Heartwood varies by species but
                                                   generally from pale pink to reddish
Furniture (often outdoor), cabinets, joinery,      brown, sometimes with darker
interiors.                                         streaks.




Furniture, stairs, railings, paneling, trim, flooring, Cream to yellow-white with heavy
veneers, plywood, doors                                grain




Flooring, railroad crossties, boat construction,
veneers.                                           Creamy white to yellow.
Heavy construction, wall paneling, some
furniture, decorative crafts.                     Heartwood is orange to orange red.




Furniture, construction, interior trim, packing
cases and boxes, pallets, paneling                Pale-colored with wide grain




Turnery, expensive furniture, specialty items,
cabinet work, park benches, framing, musical
instruments.                                      Heartwood is deep purple.
Furniture, moldings, plywoods, flooring, dowels,
tool handles, drying racks, picture frames —       One of the few moderately heavy
stained to match veneers of more valuable          woods “blond” woods from the
species.                                           region.




Decking, exterior paneling and shingles, interiors, Heartwood is pale reddish orange
picnic tables, outdoor furniture, trellises, fencing, to pale brown, sapwood is pale
window frames                                         yellow




                                                   Medium density softwood;
                                                   seasoned heartwood is reddish-
Furniture, interior paneling, flooring, interior   brown, sometimes yellowish-
trim, plywood, framing, architectural veneers      brown, straightgrained




                                                   Heartwood is golden brown with
Veneer, furniture.                                 reddish purple stripes.


                                                   Colors range form shades of brown
Veneer for decorative plywood, cutlery handles,    to red and violet, irregularly
picture frames, billiard cues and craft items.     streaked with black.
Decorative wood for expensive furniture,           Heartwood varies from golden
cabinets, veneers, inlays, marquetry, turnery,     brown to dark purplish brown with
picture frames.                                    denser black streaks.
           Heartwood is striped with purple or
Veneers.   brown.
Two-by-fours, plywood                              White to pale yellow




                                                   Light yellow to whitish with pale
Construction, furniture                            grain




Flooring, ship building and decking, turnery,
outdoor and indoor furniture, household items,     Heartwood is medium brown or
salad bowls                                        golden brown

Furniture, interior doors and ceiling, interior and
exterior sheathing, packing crates, plywood &       Yellowish-white wood; similar in
veneers, concrete forms, etc.                       appearance to Cypress Pine
                                                    Heartwood reddish- or
                                                    grayish-brown; texture fine
Flooring, general construction, furniture, and      and uniform; grain
joinery                                             generally straight



Quality joinery.                                    Heartwood is reddish brown.




Furniture, paneling, plaques, frames                Dark brown to cocoa with fine grain




Carving wood, cabinetry, expensive furniture,
interior and exterior joinery, paneling, turnery,   Heartwood is striped dark brown to
flooring.                                           black.

Decking, exterior paneling and shingles, interiors,
picnic tables, outdoor furniture, trellises, fencing Light brick red to pale orange
                                                    Heartwood is pale brown with
Decorative crafts, inlays, veneer, wall paneling.   distinct dark brown stripes.

				
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